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Stories and Tales of Our Town… Aug. 18, 2017

Stories and Tales of Our Town… Aug. 18, 2017

| August 17, 2017

Stories and Tales of Our Town Compiled By Roger Breeze  Dorothy ‘Dottie’ McAdoo Brown Bolton’s Last School Crossing Guard June 1, 1920, to Mar 17, 2002 In September 1972, after longtime crossing guard George “Uncle Georgie” Hines retired, Dottie Brown became the next, and last, school crossing guard for Emerson School. The corner of Mechanic […]

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Take a Guess and Take a Hike…Nov. 11, 2016

Take a Guess and Take a Hike…Nov. 11, 2016

| November 19, 2016

Contributed by Greg Matte
Do you enjoy Bolton’s trail system? Have you ever wondered how many miles of trails there are in our great town? Make a guess and you may win a prize!

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Ride the Rotary to Woo Jung…Nov. 18, 2016

Ride the Rotary to Woo Jung…Nov. 18, 2016

| November 19, 2016

By Ann Needle
The restaurant is in the middle of nowhere, its customer base left town years ago, its décor is not exactly cutting-edge — the odds are stacked against survival. Yet Woo Jung blazes on, making a brisk business of its luscious Korean food in the middle of Ayer.

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Clean Out Your Closets, Help Build a Robot…Nov. 11, 2016

Clean Out Your Closets, Help Build a Robot…Nov. 11, 2016

| November 11, 2016

By Ann Needle
If the thought of holiday gifts taking over your home next month brings on a frosty feeling, there is an easy way to make room. Donate your clothes, appliances, and – just about everything else — to the Nashoba RoboChiefs Robotics team, and the team makes the profit while you create some breathing room.

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Nashoba Football Makes Playoffs…Nov. 4, 2016

| November 6, 2016

By Michael James LeClair
The Nashoba Regional football team will have a chance to defend its crown this season after all.

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America Today as Seen by French Students…Oct. 21, 2016

America Today as Seen by French Students…Oct. 21, 2016

| October 25, 2016

By Ann Needle
The presidential election is near, making this an especially interesting time for foreigners visiting the U.S. In fact, the students from a French secondary school visiting Nashoba Regional High School had a brief observation of the fiery state of political affairs. But they also offered a fresh perspective on the life residents enjoy around Nashoba and beyond.

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Making Math Fun…Oct. 14, 2016

Making Math Fun…Oct. 14, 2016

| October 14, 2016

By Kristin DeJohn
If you think math is a dull subject, you have not been watching the “Math with Matthew” videos produced by Bolton resident Matthew Beyranevand. The catchy TV segments look like “Kids Bop” style videos. The pop artist tunes sound the same, but instead of lyrics about love and drama, the talented young singers wax on about topics like pi and polygons.

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Honk If You Love Band Nashoba HS to host a new symphonic band…Sept. 2, 2016

Honk If You Love Band Nashoba HS to host a new symphonic band…Sept. 2, 2016

| September 5, 2016

by Nan Shnitzler
When Bolton resident Gayle Joseph and Nashoba Regional High School band director Joe McCarthy got in touch this past spring, it was like they were humming the same tune. Joseph had the idea to form a community band that would play more than the marches and showtunes that are a staple of band repertoire. McCarthy had been thinking since the start of his tenure at Nashoba two years ago that he wanted to find more opportunities for students to make music.

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Bolton Dogs Hit the Show…August 19, 2016

Bolton Dogs Hit the Show…August 19, 2016

| August 18, 2016

By Jake Steinmann Fans of the Westminster Dog Show will have the opportunity to see many of the same dogs they’ve seen on television – and maybe some from their own Bolton neighborhood– in person at the Wachusett Kennel Club shows in Marlborough on Aug. 20 and 21. “When you watch Westminster, you’re missing a […]

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Committee Ponders ‘Complete Streets’… Aug. 19, 2016

Committee Ponders ‘Complete Streets’… Aug. 19, 2016

| August 18, 2016

By Lynda King The Public Ways Safety Committee, an advisory committee whose purpose is to work with town officials on ways to make Bolton’s roads safer, met on Aug. 10 to consider the value of having a “Complete Streets” policy, to develop a “wish list” for the proposed Global Partners gas station project, and to […]

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